Building sector grows 7% in 2006

Turnover in the Dutch construction sector rose by 7% last year, the national statistics office CBS said on Monday. There was growth across all sectors, but road and water booked the sharpest increase at 10%.

Meanwhile, building group Arcadis on Monday announced a 23% increase in net profit to €1.2bn, with net profit up 34% to €44.9m.

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